[SATLUG] Hardware configuration information

John Pappas j at jvpappas.net
Thu Sep 25 08:26:01 CDT 2008

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 13:44, herb cee <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

> Sean I wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 11:04 AM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Jim Parkhurst
>>> <JPARKHUR at dot.state.tx.us> wrote:
>>>> I have a challenge to obtain the hardware and software configuration of
>>>> systems. What I am looking for is a tool/utility to probe and report the
>>>> hardware - cpu, memory, drives, controllers, etc. A "dump to file" is usable
>>>> as I can filter the noise (better too much than too little information at
>>>> data collection!). Something in a bootable CD flavor?
>> It produces an output like HPUX's ioscan with the short option.
>> Output looks like such:
>> H/W path       Device    Class      Description
>> ===============================================
> Thanks Sean, I had to use 'sudo lshw -short' in Ubuntu 8.04. Gotta say cool
> mobo bro.
> herb

Yeah the HP BL465c is a fantastic blade platform.  Just out of curiosity,
which interconnect are you guys using with it?  Most of my customers have
the Virtual Connect option installed, rather than Chassis switch or


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